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June 28, 2012
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June 28, 2012

Wide Receivers

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63 Mario MANNINGHAM 49ERS TIER: 5

AGE: 26 BYE WEEK: 9 AUCTION: $1

Manningham was displaced last year as the Giants' No. 2 receiver due to a nagging knee injury and the emergence of Victor Cruz. In San Francisco he faces another competitor: Randy Moss. If Moss is focused, then Manningham could be in trouble. This is a situation to continue to monitor because the survivor could have fantasy relevance.

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64 Andre CALDWELL BRONCOS TIER: 5

AGE: 27 BYE WEEK: 7 AUCTION: $1

A free agent who fits perfectly as the Z receiver in Denver's three-wideout sets, Caldwell was underused in his four seasons in Cincinnati. That won't be a problem in Denver, where Peyton Manning can make even the No. 3 receiver, which Caldwell will be, productive. Look for him to get more opportunities in the Broncos' no-huddle, timing-based offense, but don't expect big numbers.

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